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MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 3:00am EDT
quote actually even requested assistance from the colorado national guard. of course, they're an hour and a half away. >> in the meantime, the four to five bulldozer is destroying the town. and there's nothing the sheriff's department can do to stop it. >> hear shots fired. >> our primary purpose at that point was to try and just evacuate the town so that nobody got hurt. because we knew that our armament was very ineffective against it. >> while the residents flee, trainor tries to determine who is unleashing this wave of destruction. >> we were notified that the individual who was driving this bulldozer was most likely marvin heemeyer.
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 6:30pm EDT
stars who are performing this -- this year. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we began with the weather. after a hot and humid day, some storms have moved into our region. >> some very powerful storms through the area. take a look at what is happening outside. you can barely see. this is the white house. you can see the strong activity across the district. this is moving towards reagan national airport. the trees are really blowing. have a lot of newspaper stands blowing away. this storm system is moving s the south and east. we have a severe thunderstorm in effect for the entire area. the area shaded in orange district,the arlington, montgomery county in warning moderstorm until 7:00. this is for the planes. this is in effect until 7:00. you can see the severe thunderstorm watch. of course, we will continue to these storms. you can go to wjla.com and check out our interactive radar. the forecast coming up in a few minutes. there was storms over night e at a church. fir lightning struck the methodist maryland at 5:00 in the morning. debris
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> are glad to have you with us on this holiday. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. time for travel and weather. we will look at the roads in just a second. we begin with a meteorologist adam caskey. >>> lightning strikes are possible. that poses the biggest threat to everybody outside enjoying the fourth of july. we could have widespread -- we have should not have a widespread, severe thunderstorm like yesterday. 69 in very bill. -- berryville. highs this afternoon in the 90's. they should start after 3:00. around fireworks time, cannot rule out the stray patch of storms. highs near 80 degrees on the national mall. high as the rest of the week will hover around 90. typical july whether. -- weather. >> adam, a typical commute -- a typical -- atypical commute. not too many people commuting to keep in mind the hov lanes -- commuting. keep in mind the hov lanes restrictions. check out 395 heading up past the beltway. a broken-down vehicle is crowded to the right lane. continue up for the 14th street bridge bid 66 -- light volum
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> fireworks and festivities. how the nation's capital celebrated the fourth of july. good morning washington. it is tuesday july 5. i am cynee simpson. >> we begin with traffic and weather. we are going to start with adam caskey. adam how is the rest of the week going to be? we got through last night after some deliberation. >> there were some areas of rain and a few thunderstorms into the early evening. the national mall unscathed. here is a look at storm watch 7. radar. a few lingering light showers or sprinkles in the lower southern maryland. slowly pushing to the east. 75 in the district. cumberland is 63. 66 in frederick. 74 and muggy in lexington park. mostly sunny skies. the morning rain is moving out of here. highs in the lower 90. partly cloudy tomorrow. a few thunderstorms in the afternoon. far south of the metro today, we could have some late they storms in fredericksburg and southward. >>> very light traffic. the american legion bridge, everything moving smoothly. because of a holiday yesterday to know ro
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 9:00am EDT
somebody in ghana and be a black national? even in america in the 1950s the black nationalists understood it. he could make a claim that maybe there's a problem with conservatives but blacks as a national at all that's marable editorialized, right? and bringing it back to gender is what i found interesting some of his passages on gender he attributed malcolm's attitudes towards women towards nationalism when at the same time martin luther king stated he could not work with strong black women. he didn't know how to do it. this is something if we were to take black political ideology, it's not black nationalism, it's black integrationists and black radicalists it's not black feminists for reasons we can't understand why. this is one of the passages no, this is marable editorializing and that's why it's incumbent. the black academy is far more diverse when manning started. far more diverse but what we really need is more straight up black nationalist dollars because black nationalism is the most misunderstood black political ideology. [laughter] >> that passage stuck me as well and i would j
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 12:30am EDT
if elected, including addressing the national debt, and launched a revolution to create jobs. this is the last of the former utah's governor campaign stops. this is about 40 minutes. [applause] my grandfather was an educator and used to teach his son is that if you want to succeed at life in anything worth achieving, you want to become more than a teacher, an educator. he said that if you cannot cut it as an educator, you will always need a fallback position in life. you can always go into business. my dad went into business. he did not cut it as an educator. i got the same lecture from my dad growing up. a son, if you want to make anything of your life growing up, you have got to go into business. if that is where you can make things, create value, and change the world. but not everyone is cut out for business and you have to have a fallback position in life if you cannot cut it there. you can always go into politics. [laughter] that is a long way of saying, i am the loser of the loser of an educator. the huntsman family started out with noble intentions, but here we are. we are hono
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2011 8:00pm EDT
76, linge, national forest system, $1 billion. the chair: for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona rise? >> i have an amendment at the desk, mr. chairman. the chair: the clerk will specify the amendment, please. number 44. the clerk will report the amendment. the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 56 printed in the congressional record offered by mr. gosar of arizona. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. gosar: that's the wrong amendment. 44. the chair: the clerk will report the amendment. the clerk: amendment offered by mr. gosar, insert after each dollar amount the following, increased by $10 million, page 80, line 1, insert after the dollar amount the following, reduced by $16,600,000. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. gosar: i would like to offer an amendment. this summer over a million acres of forest land and 600,000 of federal, state and private lands burned throughout the american southwest. they are costing taxpayer dollars and will cost millions more in rehabilitation in the months ahe
FOX
Jul 2, 2011 11:00pm EDT
joint agreement between the faa, the federal aviation administration and the national air traffic controller's association. they say the air traffic controllers can use sick time or vacation time if they're too sleepy to come to work and if they're working the overnight shift, they can listen to the radio and read to help them stay active and awake. although the new policies were in development for a couple of years, the issue of sleeping air traffic controllers has been particularly front and center this year. since april, there have been at least seven instances of controllers sleeping on the job. in one case, two planes landed in northern virginia without any help from thattery traffic controller who dozed off. the faa mandated all controllers get a minimum of nine hours off between shift, an increase of an hour and to prevent sleepy workers. the transportation secretary said of the new rules, quote, the american public must have confidence that our nation's air track controllers are rested and ready to work and we have the safe of the system in the world and we need it to make
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 2:00am EDT
complicated vision of where we get space policy and space needs. as we said before we had a national space council. the president was interested in the area of it and so he was more than happy to have one. we had rate relations and is each one of these guys will tell you, the chemistry inside the white house makes a big and how it is done. difference on what can be done there is internal wrangling for a variety of reasons, things get hard. if there is comedy, if there is clarity, and there is unity than a lot of good things can happen. we had a clarity, comedy and red -- unity. scowcroft is a terrific guy. he deferred to us on matters and their intelligence space matters that required the nfc to be a joint partner in all of these things. he had no ego, enormous energy and there was a lot of things he was focused on with the end of the cold war. in our case we had ballot from way. he was focused on supercollider. it was the main focus of osd tea and we also had a variety of things on diametric separately focused and allen was more than willing to let the space council take -- dollars
ABC
Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
and at dulles. reagan national, 82 degrees. it feels like almost 90 degrees. the cool air has yet to arrive in the downtown area. we have heavy storms that moved across st. mary's county and installed rivera, causing a flash flood during the early morning. the flood warning is now gone. daytime highs today in the upper 80's to low 90's. chance of scattered storms this afternoon. >>> right now i will give you the all clear and the green light. along the greenway, the toll road as well looking good. if 66 between centreville and the beltway look good. 270 southbound from frederick's looking good. normal travel times between father hurley boulevard and the beltway. looks good on 95 between richmond and baltimore. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 5:01. a developing story from baltimore. investigators searching for missing baby and a teenager who was watching him. a 16-year-old was watching a seven-year-olmonth-old while his father went to the store. authorities believe they may be in prince george's, montgomery county. >>> are other big story, a nation on the brink. lawmakers have littl
CW
Jul 3, 2011 1:00pm EDT
travel these halls every day come here for one purpose only: to help defend our nation and the cause of freedom around the world. it's been that way for nearly 70 years. the story you're about to hear today is a story i hope will reach every american, because it's really a story about america, about ordinary american families, about how we face the perils, uncertainties, and tragedies of life, and about how we, as individuals and a nation, come together to heal the wounds of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for all that we hold dear. it's a story of reflection, remembrance, and renewal. it's also a story about hope for the future. >> and i remember--you know, some days my wife would be sitting here, and just the fact that her presence-- that's all i wanted, was just her presence. we didn't have to say anything, the fact that i knew that she was there and i was over here, that's all i cared about. nothing else. that i knew that she was here. >> the other two came home, and i made sure they got some good food, you know, stuffed 'em as much as i could, with anything they'd eat, f
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to the national press club. my name is mark. i'm a broadcast journalist with the associated press, and i am the 104th president of the national press club. we're the world's leading organization for journalist and we're committed to our profession's future to our programing of events such as this and working to foster a free press worldwide. for more inflation about the national press club, i invite you to take a look at our website, press.org, and donate to programs offered to the public through our journalism library. . donna is a reporter for "usa today" and a past president. mary eisenhower is president and ceo of people to people international and a granddaughter of dwight d. eisenhower. she is also a fellow -- we will skip over the podium. we have our speech -- speakers' committee chair doing a fabulous job this year. we will skip over or guest speaker for a moment. we have a contributor for "newsweek." robert is the research director for cnn. jonathan is producer-director of the "lieutenant dan band: for the common good" film. rachel re is a tv review were -- reviewer out o
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
quote ceiling should be raised for the good of the nation. it's the same thing that happened three years ago when president bush told the country the economy was about to collapse because the financial industry was going under. some americans didn't believe that but all the evidence says it was true. that the feds had to bail out the financial industry and that's what happened. same boat, different year. you can imagine what the worldwide markets will do if the u.s.a. defaults on obligations in august. all of us will suffer economically because foreign investors would begin to pull their money out of america. the dollar would plummet along with stocks.
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2011 2:00am EDT
we have only 8% manufacturing jobs. have other nations build up manufacturing? germany has increased. they pay their workers more than we do. mexico has added manufacturing jobs thanks to bill clinton. why is that? china increases. japan has done well. technology changes. worked demand changes. we must be efficient, swift. somewhere, sometime, the president of the united states needs to protect them from unfair competition. i can do that. i cannot guarantee the jobs. it is my belief that made in growthan support will joker o jobs again. >> [inaudible] >> we followed that free trade philosophy. we just want the cheap goods. i am sure that is important to some americans. i have a case to make. competition is sufficient. will make the case. we can go cheap and fancy and unfair. look at this. we can do a stronger, better thing than the president's use -- like president used to do. i think the only way to get back real free trade is to establish what "fair" means. we are going to do it. thank you. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright nation
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm EDT
diminishes the importance will talk a little more. he does not give enough attention to black nationalism and even of the nation of islam, have some incredibly problematic politics and doesn't effectively deal with some of the reasons why the nation of islam was as effective as it was in mobilizing people. so the book comes out kind of -- the book ends up doing a great deal and it is an excellent way to end a career. i am so sorry that he's not here to participate. with that said, there are some questions and hopefully will be able to wrestle with those. >> i too will take a commanding moment only because i just really loved him and i really loved him mostly because he was incredibly snarky. i like nice people, but i so prefer people who are that'll harsh and a little snarky and will make the observation. i can remember sitting and listening to people who are important scholars, giving lectures in a room with manning and looking over eye-catching as expressions and thinking yeah, okay. and so, certainly having known him in those places, i know he would not run to beat exclusively a lovefe
ABC
Jul 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
earn points. what's your story? citian help you write it. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> his last facebook post. >> a family's pain after a young man is killed during a massive brawl. >> i am john gonzales with the grieving family of a 21-year-old killed. >> a family of homeless during a celebratory weekend. a fast-moving fire tears through a d.c. community. these gruesome labels are causing some smokers to be cautious. preparing for the fourth. >> it will probably be awesome. we cannot wait for the fireworks. >> plenty of traffic and heat on this july for the weekend. >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at 11, on your side. >>> we are a half hour away from the official start to the holiday weekend. we all want to know what the weather will be like. let's go to bob ryan with the first look at the forecast. >> we have had a wonderful few days and it will continue into at least part of the weekend. here is how things look tonight. did you -- they are still walking on the boardwalk. all the spots on the beaches are just great. they will rem
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
be happy to share with you about how adjustments and the national and state legislation can improve productivity and improve economic performance. >> okay, -- i'm going to let their ranking member -- what i think each of you indicated you will help us. you say something should be done, so i am presuppose all of you will submit to us some specifics that we could incorporate and start working as the energy commerce towards this. the gentle lady from colorado. >> thank you and i agreed. i had asked them for that information earlier and i really look forward to working with all of you because as we are set, no action said the devils in the details of the regulations you can say we are all for regulatory reform. we also probably need to streamline some of the statutes because a lot of the regulations will from the statutes and so i think we need to look at all of those. i've been sitting up here thinking about this led stanford with the cp s.i. a. i was on the conference committee with chairman barton and others in your exactly right, there was only one no vote on that on the house and c
FOX
Jul 3, 2011 10:00pm EDT
quote was approaching the area, police evacuated the national mall. >> i grew up in wyoming. when they say thunderstorm, i
CBS
Jul 31, 2011 11:00am EDT
of training the afghan national army and police and helping the people establish their own local rule. those are the lessons we took out of iraq and they apply to afghanistan. >> and are you comfortable with the progress made so far? >> i am. and i think we have every reason to be optimistic. i can speak about helmand province where the marines are and we have other nations along the side of us, but i'm encourage by what is going on there. >> let me take you to a learning question. lessons are being learned on a daily and hourly field, and even into the nuances as that battlefield ebbs and flows, there have been set backs with karzai's half brother being killed, the governor of kandahar being killed, how quickly are you taking some of the lessons that you are harvesting from the field and getting into the hands of the predeployment force? >> it's almost overnight. we have marine corp on the grounds there, 12 of them, they are out with the units. and what happens is tactics and techniques, things change and the way the enemy reacts and to include the ied's or as soon as that comes in,
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> thank you. 5:01. tragedy when a bicyclist died in montgomery county. the national park service says that a 56-year-old was riding tree the canal path when a during last night's storm, near white's ferry. died.n name is not been released. >>> holiday off means a data metro region. the heavy rain and high winds down tree limbs and power lines, leaving tens of thousands of people in the dark overnight. authorities had to evacuate the national mall, sending people scrambling. jummy olabanji has more. >> good morning. we are on roberts lane in arlington. it's pretty dark because these folks have been without power since yesterday's storm. allge tree and granted down across this neighborhood. we can show you video what it when the strong yesterday, bringing heavy rain, wind, and lightning. the national mall was evacuated. that delayed the test results for today's fourth of july concert on the mall. in arlington, trees went homes and on cars. like a mini-tornado blew through the neighborhood. airlines were down. there was debris down and trees everywhere. on the b-w parkway traffic wa
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> it is even getting hotter and more dangerous. >> the heat is more dangerous for some and we are not just talking about children and the elderly. >> the reason why the feds have a concern before the 9/11 anniversary. >> why this attack is particularly disturbing. a possible break in the debt went negotiations. a compromise and the condition made by the white house. >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at 11. >>> firefighters are battling the fire at the watergate hotel. the d.c. fire department tells us the fire broke out on the 10th floor of the apartment building. the planes were confined to just one apartment. several predicted the flames were confined to just one apartment. no one was seriously hurt. we will monitor developments. >> the heat that has been blistering all week long. we are now watching for 100 degrees in what could be the hottest stretch of the weather this year. we have lied team coverage. we have more about the dangers that people are facing. >> it is really dangerous heat because the nighttime temperatures
CNN
Jul 29, 2011 12:00am EDT
unthinkable national default. congressional correspondent kate bolduan here to explain if she can what's going on tonight. kate, can you? what is going on? >> reporter: it's been a wild day up here, i'll tell you, piers. it all started when the house republican leaders, they abruptly stopped debate on this bill that they thought they were going to have enough support for because they didn't have enough support. and then hours of behind closed doors, arm twisting and trying to round up the votes around this bill as they continued throughout the evening to say that they still intended to have a vote and then abruptly just a little over an hour ago, i would say, republican leaders came out and they said they were not going to have a vote and that they'd be continuing their negotiations and they'd come back in tomorrow morning. so what really we're now learning has been happening behind the scenes at least in part. we've learned from a house republican source. is that they're trying to win over some of the undecides of some of the no votes amongst the conservatives in their party. wha
ABC
Jul 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
starts now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> good evening. i am pamela brown. we begin with the dangerous heat wave temperatures once again hitting a triple digits. code orange air quality is in effect today. paramedics have received dozens of heat-related calls and metro is allowing people to carry bottled water on their trains and buses. steve rudin when is the relief going to be here? >> a little bit of a relief tomorrow but the heat and humidity is out there and we are feeling it big time. the current temperature at reagan national airport 100 degrees. we broke the record in 1991. 102 degrees at reagan national airport was the high. this is what it feels like, the heat index 109 at reagan national 104 dulles airport. at the latest doppler radar thunderstorms clearing to the south, south of fredericksburg. earlier, they have had a severe thunderstorm warnings. we have a new heat advisory that will go into effect for the daytime hours tomorrow, expiring tomorrow night. then thunderstorms through the day. are you ready for another potential heat
SFGTV2
Jul 7, 2011 7:30pm PDT
finding more and more of our population in the national guard has never deployed. and our suicide rate in the army national guard doubled from 2009 to 2010, so there were huge, drastic, tragic consequences for not getting assistance. and, i wanted to point out that the national guard has put in 54 directors of psychological health in all our states and territories. we have yellow ribbon programs. we have transition assistance advisor programs. we have employer support. tell me a little bit ... let's go back and let's talk about the yellow ribbon program. for example, what is it destined to do? the yellow ribbon program is a reserve component program we use in the national guard that brings service members together at various points through the deployment process, before they deploy and then at certain days after they deploy. and it allows them, with their family members, to come back and start talking about reintegrating into civilian life, which is very different. anyone who has ever deployed, whether it's outside of the united states or even to a disaster here, is going to be af
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 8:30pm EDT
that it was covetedness of the proprior tores as you call them into the nation of the poor people. he reasoned you have to have a reason to improve your land and make more money, just on the face of it, wasn't the wonderful thing to do and said the proprietors, if there was not some desirable entertainment through the flesh, you would never seek these improvements. [laughter] the notion there is a morally correct amount of ambition that the small farmers tend to aim at which is what they call a competency and maybe set up your kids the same way, and then there's that unacceptable amount of ambition, and that's often called unbounded evers. [laughter] that's a particularly evangelical voice, but you can find secular voices saying similar things, even someone like benjamin frankly and self-made go-get-him kind of guy and how different that is from wanting a competency. the final quote makes a lead to the revolution, and this is the quotation from an almanac written for the year 1767, just the beginning the dispute with england. it had the sugar and stamp act and now is describes what th
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
>>> strong storms. evacuation of the national mall. >> it came crashing through the living room ceiling. the ceiling is coming down now. >> i will show you the worst hit areas. >>>>> a man is killed at a holiday cookout. >>> an eyewitness to this attack tells us how it family gathering quickly turned violent. >>> closing arguments in the casey anthony murder trial. >>> it is the national independence day celebration. >> countdown to the fourth, what you need to know about tamara's festivity. -- about tomorrow's custody. -- about tomorrows festivity. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we are just getting word that a man was killed during tonight's storms. hate cyclist was near whites -- a cyclist was near white's ferry. we will bring you more details as it becomes more available. we have been tracking the storms as they move through our region. we have complete storm watch coverage. we also have house the national mall was evacuated. more on tonight's powerful wind gusts. >> storms moved through the eerie quickly during the 6:00 hour. the maximum
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 7:00pm EDT
the enlightenment on american nation building. that's a--a seminar that i'm teaching. i teach the introductory course in 17th- and 18th-century america. i teach upper-division courses on the revolution and the writing of the constitution. that's, you know, a mix, but almost always 17th and 18th century. c-span: you say you've been at ucla since 1981. >> guest: mm-hmm. c-span: what's changed in 19 years of teaching at ucla? >> guest: i don't know that the teaching has changed. thethe quality of interaction of of the students has changed, and it's justi l--i really love it. ucla is an extraordinarily diverse campus. i mean, we're just every ethnic group, every religion, every race. and i--over the 18 years, 19 years, i have seen the students become more and more at ease with each other. it's--it truly is wondrous to watch their interaction. there was always i--a lot of mac .. in a society in the second great awakening and i don't think -- it left us interlocking groups of churches in america that persist to this day. c-span: you told us you wouldn't want to go back and live in that
CSPAN
Jul 26, 2011 8:00pm EDT
country that took pride in creating the first national park and expanding it over time to create the most awesome national park system in the entire world. this is a country that took great pride in the snake river and the use of the land and water conservation funds. an argument was made a moment ago that there isn't enough money, but a month ago, an effort to increase the royalties from our oil, that is pumped from our land, the land of the people of the united states to increase those royalties and in fact to get a royalty was rejected from our republican colleagues. this legislation goes far beyond that and over time will destroy the pride that we have taken in creating our national parks and setting aside for future generations the great advice tass of america ca -- vistas. you look at this bill and you say, how could they put in legislation that would block the effort of the e.p.a. to eliminate mercury poison in our air and water? how could they allow a bill that would create more soot in our atmosphere, put 34,000 lives at risk, exempt the oil companies from air pollution stan
NBC
Jul 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
saw temperatures hit 103, the previous record there was 97. and reagan national reached 104 degrees yesterday, five degrees hotter than the previous record there. so the question today is will the extreme heat continue through the weekend? chuck bell here with the answers. and i want you to lie to me. >> okay. here's the deal. it will be a hot weekend, but not quite as crazy hot as it was yesterday. yesterday was probably the hottest of the stretch here going into this weekend. just like last week when friday was the hottest day but saturday and sunday were just a touch better, sort of the same thing this weekend. so 104 yesterday. the all-time record high temperature at national airport is only 106. we've only been there twice and the last time was in 1930. so it's been a long time since we've been anywhere near that high. outside right now on a beautiful saturday morning, sun is just about ready to sneak up in the eastern sky. 81 degrees our current temperature at national airport. good news is we have a nice breeze out there. yesterday afternoon, the breeze was quite refreshing.
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 8:00pm EDT
offered the national space policy. this is the first of its kind. this even and has not been done before and it's good timing because this may be one of the last defense c-span does because we all know the end of the world is tomorrow. a little bit of the space enterprise council, we advocate for the advancement of the space commerce in the context of white space is important to economic and national security. why is that important right now with the budget environment that we have come space budgets are under attack, and we believe space is so integral and important to the nation this has to be our message, and we bring that message out not only to the inside the beltway crowd but also outside the beltway crowd as well as the global audience. so, it's my pleasure to introduce my co-host for today the president of the george marshall institute, the institute is one of the leading players in washington, d.c. focusing on space, security issues and space exploration issues. so jeff, i want to have the microphone over to you. >> thank you, david, and to the space enterprise counsel fo
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 9:00am EDT
reworking of that patriotic logo into a for fused, unitary, centralized symbol of national might, appropriately emblazoned on the side of a bomber owned by the u.s. military representing a kind of national unity. and the way she holds her hand painting within the lines captures the way that americans taught themselves to internalize their sense of obligation to the government. .. >> linda hogan, in your pulitzer nominated book mean spirit, whose grace? your character grace? >> guest: grace is the character who was murdered at the beginning of the book. a pulitzer finalist that year. not a nominee. the pulitzer was won by john updike. so i lost to john updike. that is probably a given. grace is the person who began the book. who began the book. this is based on -- "mean spirit" is based on the oil boom in oklahoma and basically a true story with fictional characters woven in. it is about what happened during the oil boom. the non indian men came into the area to become oil wealthy and found they could do so by marion women. and receiving their land because they were men. they coul
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> u.s. house should be coming back in in 15 minutes and vote on amendments that limits the e.p.a.'s water quality standards. more live house coverage. a number of hearings on capitol hill today. during one of them, congressman sander levin said that the fight over raising the country's debt limit is hurting congress' ability to overhaul the tax code. his remarks came during a joint meeting. going to bring you a portion of congressman levin's remarks and see the entire hearing in our video library and later here on c-span. >> appreciate our holding the joint hearing. i think there is an opportunity for the ways and means committee and finance committee to work together. many areas, with the tax reform, both individual and corporate. we have been working together. the precedent has been set. i hope that is good precedent for future cooperation, because both -- with us working together it's clear we are more likely to get something accomplished. an author once wrote, debt is like any o
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:30am EDT
billowing black smoke just pouring out of the howard street tunnee.these pictures gripped the nation and much of phe world.you cannsse fire crews working to contain the firr.temperatures in the p5-hundred degrees.for about a week... most thiigs around baatimore stooped....three orioles ames were cancelled... freight rail traffic along the east coast was paralized.public officials say they have now improved &ptheir communication and coordination since near-catastrophe. hazardous shipments.and c-s-x - says ii has taken additional precautionssto prevent derailments. aaceremony wiil happen later this morning at 10:00.. t thh &phoward street tunnel.. too remember the victims. the search continues this morning or theeperson that inn el aarr tation attenddnt police say a man walkee into this exxon gas stattin on &pmac-phail roaa late saturday night and shot the attendant durrng a robbery attempp.that attennant ... knnwn to co- workers as "mon" ... iis rrcovering this morring. wholeethiig. ((cathy 39:55 well it's a nice aaea and i live here and it's sad to think that there would be something
FOX
Jul 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the clock on capitol hill to raze the nation's debt limit. i'm will thomas. tonight, there is no deal on the table to end the standoff between democrats and republicans and there are conflicting signs of whether there is a compromise in the works and by tuesday, the country could default on its debt. the bill is not passed. >> reporter: the house wasted no time rejecting democratic senator harry reid's bill to increase the debt ceiling and republicans quickly lashed out at the president. >> it's time for the president to tell us what he's for and tell for the president's outline and how we get out of the act he's driven us into. >> reporter: the democrats say the president has been involved in talks all along and accuse republicans of holding this president to toa different standard. >> ronald reagan had the debt increased 18 times in his -- and did not spend 10 minutes. >> reporter: mean while, president obama used his weekly address to warn about the consequences of defaulting. >> a lower credit rating could be a tax increase on everybody. we all pay higher interest rates on mo
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2011 9:30pm EDT
the national events, for example, the 9/11 terrorist attacks. that was a major event in u.s. history, and so we had a conscious, targeted acquisition to go out and gather in, whether it was photographs, fine print, comic or cartoons. grex preserving the past, especially in times of international conflict takes on a special division of maps. >> maps are important in the ether preparing for conflict or afterwards. >> this is an interesting map of the utah region that was made in probably april and may of 1944. it is a racist, relief map on foam rubber. it was made to be carried. it was used to brief officers, commanders, prior to d day in normandy. you could actually see and feel where the heteros work. uka to the valleys and -- where the hedgerows were. you could actually see the valleys. you could see every building, the fortifications, most of which had been bombed prior to the landing, in contrast to the omaha rates. only 200 people lost their lives and at the end of the first day we had about 24,000 troops on board. there is a lot massive loss of life on this beach that did not ha
CBS
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
tonight. powerful thunderstorms this afternoon some so severe people on the national mall were told to leave. we have live team coverage tonight starting with anny hong who has the latest information. >> the good news tonight. we no longer have any more severe thunderstorm watches or warnings in effect. all that is done with. still though a few lingering showers are in the area. take a look at some of the storm reports we got in today. quarter to golf-ball sized hail reported. we had 60 to 70-mile-an-hour wind gusts prompting lots of trees to be downed along washington george parkway, virginia, along the eastbound lanes of interstate 66. a tree following onto there. dc. west lawn of the capitol. quite a bit of damage. live doppler 9000 hd. we are actually a lot quieter in the dc area tonight. we just have clouds out there. no green on there which means no showers. all now into the south just around leonard town and basically the southern virginia area. doppler radar now. wider view showing you all lightening strikes that went through which did cause a lot of damage in a lot of locat
FOX
Jul 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
with the daytime highs, 97 at national airport. 94 at dulles. 98 at baltimore and we still have the heat advisory through until 8:00 tonight for our area as well. so, this means with the heat and humidity, it will feel like 105 degrees out there. right now it feels like it's about 102 at national airport. it's 96 air temperature-wise. 93 at dulles feeling like 98 degrees. and it feels like 103 in baltimore at 97 degrees. satellite and radar composite, we dodged a bullet across the main city areas with storms that plowed to the south and east of us. we aren't quite out of the clear. we could see a pop up thunderstorm before it's said and done. storms, possibly warm and muggy at 78 degrees. a light northerly wind. finally a bit of a dip ahead in the temperatures and i will have the details later. >> we will take any improvement we can get. finally a dip ahead. i will dream about that line tonight, thanks. >>> dealing with relentless heat is one thing. waking up in the middle of a fire is unreal. that is what happened at a dc apartment building on investigate avenue that sent several p
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
>>> a warm and dry night. what is in store for the captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we find the defendant not to guilty. >> the casey anthony verdict now the fall out. >> she is literally getting away with murder. >> reasons behind the jury's decision in. >> a little boy forgotten. police call the case murder. >> wide this was not the first time the child was left behind. >> an important smart phone alert. >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at 11. >>> our breaking news tonight is in phoenix, arizona. a giant dust cloud is moving through the city. this is incredible. it is moving at least 40 miles per hour. visibility is down to zero in some parts of the city. we are still learning information about this. look at this picture. >>> the shock over the fall out in the casey anthony murder trial. jurist'ss found her not guilty of murder. she is convicted of lying to police instead. the verdict stunned many legal experts. we begin our coverage live in a satellite center. >> there has been only a handful of verdicts that have generated so much emoti
ABC
Jul 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
that is hitting the nation. eratures have barely dropped reaching nearly 100 degrees today. local governments will be opening cooling centers tomorrow. with localck utilities, there are no major power outages. abc 7 has extensive coverage of the heat wave with jay korff and ut we starthida, b with bob ryan and a first look at the forecast. >> we are still under an excessive heat warning. it really should continue all the way through saturday. the nighttime is as dangerous as daytime. here are the temperatures and oing on.g the current heat index in washington, feels like over 100 degrees. even in frederick, because of the dupont and the excessive he midi, -- because of the two. the excessive humidity, it over 100ls like it is degrees in fredericksburg. the temperature is right now, over the area, with people trying to get to sleep, closer average high temperature for the day. tomorrow, once again, we will have between 110-115 degrees eat index. we may be setting a record tomorrow. relief over the horizon. >>> there are some records we do not want to compete with. while bob tracks
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 6:30pm EDT
behind his book. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at -- breaking news. >>> we begin with relevance and the debt talks. congressional 8 -- congressional leaders have been talking all day. president obama is meeting with harry reid and nancy pelosi at the white house. >> lot of changes. the white house meeting began about a half an hour ago. house republicans and senate democrats are preparing a rival backup plans. the pressure is on it with the debt ceiling deadline just over a week away. the president and democratic congressional leaders are meeting once again at the white house trying to stave off a government default. >> turn off the air conditioning inside the building until they figure it out. >> price will fall back plans are emerging. >> harry reid hopes to raise the debt limit by $2.40 trillion and reduce spending with no tax hikes. john boehner wants to raise the debt limit by $1 trillion and add new spending cuts. >> it is time to get serious. i'm company that the bipartisan leaders in congress can act.
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 10:00am EDT
the cut make this bill go a long -- the cuts made in this bill alone right our nation's fiscal? no. it moves the rutter to turn it around. the bill changes the way washington has spent taxpayers' money in the past. for example, there are no earmarks in this bill. also, because this bill is being considered in an open rule, any member can offer an amendment to increase or decrease funding levels. again, the 3.3% cut to the department of energy and corps of engineers' budget will not solve all our nation's fiscal problems but at least it's the step in the right direction. mr. speaker, once again, i rise in support of this rule and the underlying legislation. given our current pudget situation, the appropriations committee has worked diligently to provide us with the fiscal responsible bill that allows congress to begin living within its means, just like the american families and businesses are forced to do every day. i encourage my colleagues to vote why on the -- vote yes on the bill and yes on the rule. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserv
SFGTV2
Jul 7, 2011 7:00pm PDT
of psychological health, u.s. public health service, detailed with the national guard bureau, arlington, va; hector zayas, recovery coach and consultant, orlando, fl; dr. bradley karlin, national mental health director for psychotherapy and psychogeriatrics, office of mental health services, department of veterans affairs headquarters, washington, dc. kathryn, more than 2 million troops deployed to afghanistan and iraq. what are some of the behavioral health issues related to the returning vets that are there, the vets that are there, and the returning vets? i think all of us are paying great attention to the behavioral health issues of anyone who has been in combat. and, first of all, when we use the term "behavioral health," we generally are talking about a broad range of mental and emotional and substance abuse disorders and/or problems. we know that anyone who has been in combat will probably suffer from trauma and anyone who has been in a combat situation will have effects of that trauma. so, the first thing we really want to pay attention to is: how have the individuals
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm EDT
may be in opardy is saturday at reagan national airport, 101 agrees. that is a possibility. will keep you posted. -- 101 degrees. is a possibility. will keep you posted. >>> those who had to go out and he immediately broke into a sweat. we have how people are dealing with high temperatures in silver spring. >> sticket and sweaty. >> the temperature is creeping the triple digits have the d.c. region suffering under the dome. there is bunner run at fans -- run of fans at this hardware store. w shipment is likely to be shelves only a small time. people like trying to save money. it when it gets hot, they get fans to move the around. > that is what pepco is urging, e excessive heat watch is going on, don't turn up the air conditioning. >> the air-conditioner has to do more work than on a cooler day. >> this is the same heat wave across the country. >> i don't know, houston and . might have a competition. i was not expecting the humidity. >> this person says nothing compares to sweating for two. >> ridiculous. ane. is ins >> the worst is still to come. washington hospital center has p
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
exist as a single nation. one single state did not defend the nation after the attacks on pearl harbor we came together. one state on its own or one region did not end segregation and establish civil rights. we did it together. there are times when the stakes are so high that we simply must unite. so i raise the question of where are we with this bill that seems to attack both clean air and clean water by repealing requirements that prevent pesticide spray from chemical companies from entering rivers and streams. i come from the energy sector. i believe that the energy sector creates jobs. i also believe that we can be a good neighbor, strong in our domestic development and production, but also concerned about clean air. when you listen to those who have worked in this area for so long, you hear opposition from the wilderness society that says this is an extreme assault on america's bedrock environmental protection. the clean water network that says these severe spending and budgetary cuts in this bill includes not only cut bus a series of policy riders really having no place in the ap
CNN
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
reminder, president obama will address the nation tonight on the debt limit stalemate. cnn's special coverage continues right now with wolf blitzer. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. the stakes in washington could not be higher right now. a dead lock has left the country facing what some believe could be an economic calamity. this hour, we are no closer to a deal on the nation's debt limit and the clock is ticking. we're awaiting the president of the united states and the republican house speaker, john boehner. back to back remarks to the american people and to the world. this is truly an extraordinary evening here in the nation's capital. just to underline the peril facing the united states economy, and the american people, democratic officials familiar with the president's speech expect him to say the country right now is, quote, in imminent threat of default. with only about one week left for democrats and republicans to agree on a deal to raise the debt ceiling. in a speech earlier today, the president alluded to the bitter political grid lock betwee
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 10:00am EDT
coverage on the c-span networks and c-span radio. have a good day. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: the house will now be in order. the chair lays before the house a communication from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., july 13, 2011. i hereby appoint the honorable renee l. ellmers to act as speaker pro tempore on this day . signed john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: excuse me. pursuant to the order of the house of january 5, 2011, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour debate . the chair will alternate recognition between the parties with ea
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
2012 elections. jj. mesner discusses the 2011 failed state index and later the national parks service director will talk about the state and safety of national parks. "washington journal" is next. ♪ >> closed-door negotiations continue today as the congress and the president are trying to find a solution to the dead seven crisis. being discussed this morning is a two-tiered approach which will be the topic of our conversation for the first 45 minutes of this edition of "washington journal." it is being reported -- nancy pelosi reiterated that she backs a long-term extension of the $14.30 trillion debt limit putting her in line with the demands of president obama and senate majority leader harry reid. we want to get your comments and thoughts about that. the numbers are on your screen. you can send us an e-mail at journal@c-span.org. here to talk to us by telephone and a little bit more about this two-tiered debt approach is russell berman who is a congressional reporter for "the hill." tell us what is this two-tiered approach? guest: it looks like they would increase the debt limit
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